Graduate students

Dalena Ngo after Prince conference

Grad student's passion for Prince fuels research

Dig if you will, a picture: the chance to study the legendary musician as a subject of academic research.

Joseph Charbonnet UC Berkeley

UC grad students bring ingenuity to the fore at Grad Slam

10 campus finalists thrill by distilling years of research into three-minute talks on topics from synesthesia to ‘mansand.’

UC Grad Slam presentation

Grad Slam is on! Students vie to present their theses in three minutes flat

UC grad students deliver powerful research in less time than it takes to sing a power ballad.

Junk DNA UC San Diego

How ‘junk’ DNA plays a role in cancer

Nearly 200 mutations have been identified that play a functional role in cancer, opening new avenues for treatment.

UC Irvine invisibility

An invisibility cloak in real life

Inspired by animals, engineers have developed a material that is invisible to infrared night vision cameras.

UC Berkeley sleeping student

Poor grades are tied to mismatched class times, study says

Being a night owl is not an “excuse” — how we learn is affected by our biological rhythms.

UC Riverside advocacy

UC Riverside grad students explain why their research matters

Jesus Rivera and Donovan Argueta made the case for more state investment by sharing their work with lawmakers.

UC grad school

UC grad schools stand out in 2019 US News rankings

Nearly all UC graduate programs rank among the best in the nation.

Hellier Grad Research Day

The firepower that fuels UC research

UC graduate students are in Sacramento to showcase how the state's investment in education pays off.

UC Santa Barbara robot hero

The singing robot (and what it tells us about ourselves)

Hannah Wolfe wants to make us more comfortable with the robots that are increasingly part of our lives.

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